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Apply for Admission

When to Apply? For Spring, Summer and Fall 2018: Apply as early as October 2, 2017

Do I need to Apply? If you applied for or attended Cabrillo in the last year, you do not need to apply again and may go ahead and register for classes as a continuing student.*

* Exception: if you have just graduated or are still in High School (Dual Enrollment) you must reapply even if you already attended classes at Cabrillo.

When will my application be processed? Online applications are processed in a timely manner. If we have questions about your application, we will contact you by mail or email. A welcome letter will be emailed to you after your application has been processed.

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You can apply for admission by filling out your information online. If you require assistance applying online, we encourage you to come to the Welcome Center (Main Campus or Watsonville) so that we may help you on one of the computers in the lobby.

If you have already submitted your application to Cabrillo College, you can access Special Links and Opportunities and your Application Confirmation by going to...
My Applications.

If you have applied for admission or enrolled in classes at Cabrillo within the last year, a new application is NOT required unless you are currently a high school student.

If an application is not required, you may proceed directly to registration. If you need information on term dates and deadlines, click here. High school students must submit an application every term they attend Cabrillo College while still enrolled in high school.

In completing your online application, please double check the accuracy of the information you enter. We want to be sure that your student record is error free as you begin your studies.

To complete the online application, simply type your answers in the corresponding fields or select your answers from the popup lists (where applicable).

Once you have completed the application, click the [Submit] button located on the left column to submit the application.

If you have any technical questions or need assistance with this online application please contact Technical Support at, call 877-247-4836 or go the OpenCCC Help web page and Ask a Question.




Anyone 18 years or older may attend Cabrillo.
You may also attend if you are under 18, provided you have graduated from high School or have a G.E.D. or are enrolled in one of our High School coordination programs.

In addition to the general application for admission, some programs have specialized applications requirements and procedures:


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